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by odafz
Mon Mar 29, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Coral Route, Flying Boats & WWII Airstrips
Replies: 32
Views: 33646

RE: The Coral Route, Flying Boats & Wwii Airstrips

outstanding, really outstanding.
Thank you for sharing

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by odafz
Wed Mar 10, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Y Viva Espana! TLV-BCN-TLV; EL-AL 'basic' (+ Pics)
Replies: 22
Views: 34181

RE: Y Viva Espana! TLV-BCN-TLV; EL-AL 'basic' (+ Pics)

Dear ELAL, It was indeed a very nice report and I really enjoyed all the photos in particular of <acronym title="Tel Aviv (-Jaffa) - Ben Gurion (Lod) (TLV / LLBG), Israel">TLV</acronym> airport and aerial pictures of <acronym title="Tel Aviv (-Jaffa) - Ben Gurion (Lod) (TLV / LLBG), Israel">TLV</acr...

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by odafz
Tue Nov 13, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Changed Europe, Help?
Replies: 36
Views: 3888

RE: Airlines That Changed Europe, Help?

Laker airways and its Skytrain concept in the seventies. First airline in Europe to try to break the monopoly of <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> on Northern American routes.. British <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym> introduction of the first shuttle services in the UK in the mid...

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by odafz
Tue Oct 30, 2007 7:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Planes Of Your Childhood
Replies: 42
Views: 12487

RE: Planes Of Your Childhood

Well I grew up in Beirut (<acronym title="Beirut - Rafic Hariri International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym>) Lebanon, and my fatherb used to take me and my brother to the airport each saturday afternoon for many years (1969-1975), I had the pleasure to watch a lot of airplanes of which : <acr...

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by odafz
Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures Of "dead" Airports
Replies: 91
Views: 47487

RE: Pictures Of "dead" Airports

you should also seek on pictures of old terminal on google , for example there are beautiful pictures of CROYDON air terminal which was one of London's airport until September 30, 1959 (they have their own site just type croydon on google). You can also have a glimpse on Beirut first airport in the ...

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by odafz
Thu Aug 02, 2007 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights Between The US And Iran Pre 1979
Replies: 13
Views: 5416

RE: Flights Between The US And Iran Pre 1979

Until 1975, when the civil war broke out in Lebanon, PAN <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> was serving <acronym title="Tehran - Mehrabad International (THR / OIII), Iran">THR</acronym> on a daily basis. The routing was <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK /...

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by odafz
Tue Jul 25, 2006 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The Same Fleet(boeing)...
Replies: 21
Views: 5876

RE: Which Airline Has The Same Fleet(boeing)...

Just to mention a few Cyprus <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym> has an all airbus fleet same as Middle East Airlines AirLiban, Air Arabia has an airbus fleet, Al Jazeera <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym> same as the others (Airbus fleet), Virgin Blue has an all Boeing fleet, Hope I have b...

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by odafz
Tue Feb 21, 2006 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exotic Routes From The Past
Replies: 100
Views: 12066

RE: Exotic Routes From The Past

In its timetable dated June 1963, curtesy of <a href="http://www.timetableimages.com," target=_blank>www.timetableimages.com,</a> Tansports Aeriens Intercontinentaux has this flight routing Flight 61 <acronym title="Paris - Orly (ORY / LFPO), France">ORY</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hell...

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by odafz
Thu Feb 16, 2006 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Closest Airports, But In Different Countries..
Replies: 102
Views: 17560

RE: Two Closest Airports, But In Different Countries..

You seem to forget <acronym title="Beirut - International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym>-DAM (66 Mi) and in the old good times KWI-ABD (80 Mi), Worth mentioning are <acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - International (Muharraq) (BAH / OBBI), Bahrain">BAH</acronym>-DOH (91 Mi),<acronym title="Ljub...

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by odafz
Fri Jan 20, 2006 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Same Name
Replies: 41
Views: 8747

RE: Airports With Same Name

There is also this slight confusion between Alexandria (<acronym title="Alexandria - International (England AFB) (AEX), USA - Louisiana">AEX</acronym>, <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>) and Alexandria (ALY) in Egypt. And what about Basel (<acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / L...

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by odafz
Fri Dec 23, 2005 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Destinations Once Served By KLM
Replies: 75
Views: 7185

RE: Destinations Once Served By KLM

We can add also Ciudad Trujillo (now <acronym title="Santo Domingo (- Las Americas International / Jose Francisco Pena Gomez) (SDQ / MDSD), Dominican Republic">SDQ</acronym>) and La Habana on the run : <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="H...

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by odafz
Fri Dec 16, 2005 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oddball Airport Codes
Replies: 143
Views: 15018

RE: Oddball Airport Codes

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by odafz
Wed Dec 14, 2005 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oddball Airport Codes
Replies: 143
Views: 15018

RE: Oddball Airport Codes

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by odafz
Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL ATL - TLV Doing Rather Well So Far?
Replies: 27
Views: 5621

RE: DL ATL - TLV Doing Rather Well So Far?

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by odafz
Fri Nov 18, 2005 12:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft Types That I've Flown On
Replies: 23
Views: 11029

RE: Aircraft Types That I've Flown On

DC6 OLYMPIC AIRWAYS B720 M.E.A B707 CYPRUS <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym>, OLYMPIC <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym>, M.E.A B737-200 OLYMPIC <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym> B 737-300 CRONUIS AIRLINES B 737-400 BRITISH <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym>, OLYMPIC <acronym t...

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by odafz
Fri Nov 18, 2005 12:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Airline You Flew On?
Replies: 127
Views: 11299

RE: First Airline You Flew On?

JULY 1966 (6 years old) <acronym title="Beirut - International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym> on Olympic Airways DC6 , return flight ...

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by odafz
Fri Nov 11, 2005 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes Operated For Prestige
Replies: 14
Views: 3230

RE: Routes Operated For Prestige

Middle East Airlines AirLiban operating the line <acronym title="Beirut - International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym>-<acronym title="Tunis - Carthage (TUN / DTTA), Tunisia">TUN</acronym>-<acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> after 1978 and until the early nineti...

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by odafz
Fri Nov 04, 2005 6:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Virgin Atlantc, Flight Cancelled, What To Do?
Replies: 117
Views: 9697

RE: Virgin Atlantc, Flight Cancelled, What To Do?

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by odafz
Mon Oct 31, 2005 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airports Have Seen The Concorde?
Replies: 181
Views: 28344

RE: Which Airports Have Seen The Concorde?

Let us not forget also ATH on the PEPSI world tour. Quite a sight !

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by odafz
Mon Oct 24, 2005 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World's Most Historically Significant Airport
Replies: 47
Views: 12706

RE: World's Most Historically Significant Airport

Here some other nonetheless histarically important airports : 1-DAKAR , a necessary stop on routes to South America. Its role dwindled with the advent of <acronym title="Lacsa (Costa Rica)">LR</acronym> aircrafts. 2-Ties-in RECIFE and NATAL for the reason cited above 3-Ties-in BASSORAH and KARACHI :...

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by odafz
Thu Oct 13, 2005 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2010's Most Popular Topics
Replies: 110
Views: 6938

RE: 2010's Most Popular Topics

Will the EU imposes fines on <acronym title="Olympic Airways (Greece)">OA</acronym>/AZ. What do you think of the latest Michael O'Leary statement. Will the EU end subsidies on <acronym title="Olympic Airways (Greece)">OA</acronym>/AZ/.... Do you think the <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acron...

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by odafz
Mon Oct 10, 2005 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Routes... When The Jets Were True Jets!
Replies: 11
Views: 4191

RE: Old Routes... When The Jets Were True Jets!

FROM 1963 SAS TIMETABLE (curtesy <a href="http://www.timetableimages.com)" target=_blank>www.timetableimages.com)</a> SK988 DC8 : <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym>-<acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym>-...

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by odafz
Mon Oct 10, 2005 2:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Least Busy Int'l Airports
Replies: 34
Views: 6043

RE: Least Busy Int'l Airports

TIMPHU airport in Bhutan , only Druk Air flights there.

MASERU (Lesotho), MANZINI (Swaziland) can be added to this list as well as BGF (bangui, Central African Republic),

[Edited 2005-10-09 19:33:43]

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by odafz
Fri Oct 07, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Runs Out Of Time And Money
Replies: 82
Views: 13664

RE: Alitalia Runs Out Of Time And Money

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by odafz
Thu Oct 06, 2005 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Runs Out Of Time And Money
Replies: 82
Views: 13664

RE: Alitalia Runs Out Of Time And Money

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by odafz
Wed Oct 05, 2005 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Runs Out Of Time And Money
Replies: 82
Views: 13664

RE: Alitalia Runs Out Of Time And Money

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by odafz
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can I Fly Emirates?
Replies: 112
Views: 35243

RE: Can I Fly Emirates?

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by odafz
Wed Sep 28, 2005 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Boarding Procedures Dangerous?
Replies: 132
Views: 8641

RE: WN Boarding Procedures Dangerous?

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by odafz
Wed Sep 28, 2005 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quirky A380 Story
Replies: 122
Views: 20628

RE: Quirky A380 Story

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by odafz
Wed Sep 28, 2005 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Boarding Procedures Dangerous?
Replies: 132
Views: 8641

RE: WN Boarding Procedures Dangerous?

Are the europeans here ? Easy jet as far as I know do not have assigned seats, but I do not see any body complaining. Is the rant on <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> boarding process specific to <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> because 1- it is a succesful...

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by odafz
Wed Sep 28, 2005 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quirky A380 Story
Replies: 122
Views: 20628

RE: Quirky A380 Story:

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by odafz
Wed Sep 28, 2005 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smallest Flag Carrier
Replies: 70
Views: 8569

RE: Smallest Flag Carrier

AIR BOTSWANA could be considered as one of the smallest flag carriers followed by DRUK AIR, AIR NAURU, Royal Tongan Airlines (now defunct) were one of the smallest.
PLUNA (uruguay) and LAP (Paraguay-defunct) could be considered also as small flag carriers .

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by odafz
Mon Sep 26, 2005 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada To Beirut
Replies: 32
Views: 5575

RE: Air Canada To Beirut

Well <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> was to start flyingn to <acronym title="Beirut - International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym> in 2002 (or 2001) 3 times weekly. If I recall correctly, it had to start on July 1. Unfortunately, at that date, HEZBOLLAH was declared a terrorist organi...

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by odafz
Mon Sep 26, 2005 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Boarding Procedures Dangerous?
Replies: 132
Views: 8641

RE: WN Boarding Procedures Dangerous?

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by odafz
Fri Sep 23, 2005 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Discontinuing Beirut
Replies: 26
Views: 3325

RE: SAS Discontinuing Beirut

SAS is one of the oldest air lines serving Lebanon . Its 1955 timetable shows the following : <acronym title="Scandinavian Airlines (Denmark/Norway/Sweden)">SK</acronym> 843 DC6 <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym>-<acronym title="Hamburg (- Fuhlsbuttel) (HAM / E...

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by odafz
Thu Sep 22, 2005 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Article: Jet Blue Set For First Loss
Replies: 25
Views: 4487

RE: Article: Jet Blue Set For First Loss

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by odafz
Thu Sep 22, 2005 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olympic Airways In Appeal Against EU
Replies: 46
Views: 4728

RE: Olympic Airways In Appeal Against EU

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by odafz
Fri Sep 16, 2005 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former SAS Long-Haul Flights (Destinations)?
Replies: 29
Views: 5949

RE: Former SAS Long-Haul Flights (Destinations)?

You could also add the following destinations : LAGOS (LOS) MONROVIA (ROB) PORT <acronym title="Transports et Travaux Aériens de Madagascar">OF</acronym> SPAIN (<acronym title="Port of Spain / Trinidad - Piarco International (POS / TTPP), Trinidad and Tobago">POS</acronym>) and GEORGETOWN (<acronym ...

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by odafz
Fri Sep 16, 2005 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Has Olympic Shut Down?
Replies: 11
Views: 3955

RE: So Has Olympic Shut Down?

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by odafz
Fri Sep 16, 2005 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Has Olympic Shut Down?
Replies: 11
Views: 3955

RE: So Has Olympic Shut Down?

Went this afternoon to the airport, most flights were on time and it is business as usual. Anyway, it would have been ,I guess, the first time that the EU commission would have forced a state-owned airline (or company) into bankruptcy. This would have reflected badly on the EU particularly in the li...

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by odafz
Fri Sep 09, 2005 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Bad Will No MSY Hurt WN?
Replies: 55
Views: 5025

RE: How Bad Will No MSY Hurt WN?

An error was inadvertently thrown in my post, The closing of <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> station would bring a loss of revenues of about $50.000.000 ($150.000.000 is the estimation of a full year operation) ...

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by odafz
Fri Sep 09, 2005 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Name The Airport #6
Replies: 70
Views: 5399

RE: Name The Airport #6

Are we talking by any Chance of Istanbul.

The other airport is Sabiha Gokcen , the one not pictured, may be

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by odafz
Fri Sep 09, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Bad Will No MSY Hurt WN?
Replies: 55
Views: 5025

RE: How Bad Will No MSY Hurt WN?

From <a href="http://www.bts.gov" target=_blank>www.bts.gov</a> and for the 5-month period January-May 2005 the following information is available for <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> (the information here below ...

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by odafz
Wed Aug 31, 2005 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Plans Flights To Brazil
Replies: 15
Views: 8903

RE: Qatar Airways Plans Flights To Brazil

The <acronym title="VASP (Brazil)">VP</acronym> flight to Athens was conveniently timed to coincide with ME departure to <acronym title="Beirut - International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym>. When the <acronym title="VASP (Brazil)">VP</acronym> flight was operating , there was always some conn...

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by odafz
Tue Aug 30, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Smallest Busiest International Airport
Replies: 21
Views: 5528

RE: Smallest Busiest International Airport

You could include also <acronym title="Beirut - International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym> (Beirut) and AMM (Amman) with less than 2,500,000 passengers a year but with considerable traffic. <acronym title="Thessaloniki - Makedonia (Mikra) (SKG / LGTS), Greece">SKG</acronym> also is a very bu...

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by odafz
Tue Aug 30, 2005 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French Airline Blacklist
Replies: 50
Views: 6820

RE: French Airline Blacklist

This list is somewhat curious, for example Air Mauritanie and Cameroon Airlines are on the British Black list but still continue to fly on regular scheduled services to France. Hemus is black listed but still maintains regular services to Greece and other European countries. This disparity in the li...

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by odafz
Wed Aug 24, 2005 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Capital Cities With Only 1 Runway?
Replies: 66
Views: 6835

RE: Capital Cities With Only 1 Runway?

Can I venture by saying that DODOMA is/will be the new capital of Tanzania.

And Dodoma (DOD) has only one runway : 6700 x 98 (2042 x30)

Cheers

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by odafz
Tue Aug 23, 2005 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oil Price Rising: When Will Airlines Collapse?
Replies: 116
Views: 12304

RE: Oil Price Rising: When Will Airlines Collapse?

In 1973-74, if my memory serves me well, the price of oil jumped tremendously from the $3/barrel they were trading at that time. The sudden increase in oil price resulted in one of the most serious after ww2 economic crisis. Of course, the aviation world was affected by this crisis but it resulted i...

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by odafz
Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Capital Cities With Only 1 Runway?
Replies: 66
Views: 6835

RE: Capital Cities With Only 1 Runway?

You can also include the tiny country of Bhutan whose only airport (PBH (PARO) has only one runway : 6445 x 95 (1964 x 29). SEZ (MAhe islands) one runway 9800 x 151 (2987 x 46) <acronym title="Mauritius - Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International (Plaisance) (MRU / FIMP), Mauritius">MRU</acronym> (mau...

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by odafz
Tue Aug 23, 2005 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA Unhappy With London Heathrow And Frankfurt
Replies: 42
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RE: MEA Unhappy With London Heathrow And Frankfurt

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